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Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 22, 2019

Yankees Pay Tribute to CC Sabathia During Pregame Ceremony
Sabathia will retire at the conclusion of the season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 21, 2019

Padres Dismiss Andy Green as Manager, Begin Search for Replacement
Andy Green has served as San Diego's manager since 2015.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 20, 2019

MLB Power Rankings: Which Teams Defied Preseason Expectations the Most?
Time to put PECOTA under the microscope and see which teams veered from preseason expectations.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 20, 2019

Report: Domingo German Out for Rest of Season Amid Domestic Violence Investigation
The Yankees will be without Domingo German for the playoffs.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 20, 2019

The Curse of Bunned Meat and Breadsticks: Why the Twins Can't Beat the Yankees
The Twins last playoff win came in 2004. Does a meeting four decades prior to that win explain years of futility?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 20, 2019

Division Drama: Cardinals Best Cubs in Episode One of Their Seven-Part Saga
The Cardinals beat the Cubs 5-4 in 10 innings Thursday night at Wrigley Field.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 19, 2019

After Overcoming Injuries All Season, Can the Yankees Win Their 28th World Series?
Is this the year the Yankees win their 28th World Series championship?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 19, 2019

Domingo German Placed on Administrative Leave Under Domestic Violence Policy
The Yankees said they "fully support all measures taken by the commissioner's office."

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 19, 2019

Former Dodgers GM and Lifelong Hockey Fan Ned Colletti Now Scouts for the Sharks
Ned Colletti was the Dodgers GM from 2005 through '14. Now he's a scout for the San Jose Sharks.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 18, 2019

Hall of Fame Legend Carl Yastrzemski Throws First Pitch to Grandson Mike at Fenway Park
From one Yaz to another.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 18, 2019

Should the Red Sox Trade Mookie Betts?
Mookie Betts is a year removed from winning AL MVP. Could the Red Sox possibly look to trade him now?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 18, 2019

Reversal of Fortune: Rusney Castillo's Megadeal With Red Sox Traps Him in Minors
By the numbers, Rusney Castillo deserves another shot to be in the big leagues with the Red Sox. It's not going to happen.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 17, 2019

Yankees RHP Dellin Betances Suffers Partial Tear of Left Achilles vs. Blue Jays
The injury occurred during his jump on the mound against Toronto on Sunday.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 17, 2019

Hall of Fame Manager Whitey Herzog Recovering From Mild Stroke
Herzog suffered a stroke on Monday at his charity golf tournament.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 17, 2019

The Murky Future for Pirates Pitcher Felipe Vazquez
Even if attorneys for Felipe Vazquez successfully defend him and the charges are dropped—or he's found not guilty—MLB could still suspend the Pirates' pitcher.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 17, 2019

Mike Yastrzemski Homers in Fenway Park Debut With Grandfather in Attendance
Mike Yastrzemski's grandfather, Hall of Fame former Red Sox outfielder Carl Yastrzemski, was in attendance for his grandson's big night.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 17, 2019

Mike Yastrzemski Makes Fenway Park Debut With Grandfather in Attendance
Mike Yastrzemski's grandfather, Hall of Fame former Red Sox outfielder Carl Yastrzemski, was in attendance for his grandson's big night.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 17, 2019

37 MLB Players Destined to Become 'Guys' Who Will Be Remembered
We're talking about "Guys," or in other words, players whose careers weren't gaudy but hung around long enough to become mildly memorable

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 17, 2019

Pirates Closer Felipe Vazquez Charged With Solicitation of a Child
Felipe Vazquez has been arrested and charged with one count of computer pornography-solicitation of a child and one count of providing obscene material to minors.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 17, 2019

Gerrit Cole Gives the Astros a Scary-Good Look for October
This week's edition of 3 Up, 3 Down highlights a whiff parade in Houston, the stumbling Phillies and a run of bad luck in Anaheim.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 16, 2019

Tigers, Orioles Give Meaning to Meaningless September Baseball
Monday's Tigers-Orioles matinee only impacted the win-loss column, but the game meant everything.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 16, 2019

Carl Yastrzemski's Grandson Mike to Make Fenway Park Debut
The Giants have a three-game series in Boston starting Tuesday.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 16, 2019

Is Somebody Trying to Bet More Than $5 Million on the Astros?
There was a petition filed in New Jersey so somebody could bet more than $5 million.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 16, 2019

Donald Trump Awards Mariano Rivera the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Rivera, the first player unanimously elected into the Hall of Fame, won five World Series titles as a lights-out closer with the New York Yankees.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 16, 2019

NL Wild-Card Reset: Can the Mets Pull Off a Minor Miracle?
The Mets are on the periphery of the NL wild-card race, but it's worth wondering what it would take for them to land on the October stage.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 16, 2019

The Yankees Will Play by Their Own Pitching Rules in October
Yankees manager Aaron Boone will play by his own pitching rules in October.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 15, 2019

Mike Trout's Unfortunate Season-Ending Injury Shouldn't Impact MVP Race
Trout hasn't played since Sept. 7 and will undergo season-ending surgery on his foot. He should be fine for next year.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 15, 2019

Angels OF Mike Trout Set to Have Season-Ending Foot Surgery
Mike Trout will have season-ending surgery on his injured right foot next week.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 14, 2019

Longtime Wrigley Field Organist Gary Pressy to Retire at End of Season
"I've been there a third of a century, 33 years, and I think the cup is full."

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 14, 2019

David Ortiz Details Moments After Shooting: 'I Went Through Hell'
Ortiz suffered a life-threatening bacterial infection a month after being shot in the Dominican Republic.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 13, 2019

Report: Las Vegas Inquired About Possible Diamondbacks Relocation From Phoenix
Both Las Vegas and Henderson, Nevada, have reportedly inquired about a possible Diamondbacks relocation.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 13, 2019

MLB Power Rankings: With Weeks to Go, There's a New No. 1
This week we take a look at teams that still have questions worth answering with weeks to go in the season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 13, 2019

At 43, Lew Ford's Never-Ending Career Keeps Rolling as Player-Coach
Lew Ford's pro ball career began in 1999 when he was drafted by the Red Sox. Two decades later, he's still swingin' it.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 12, 2019

Report: Yankees SP Luis Severino to Make 2019 Debut Tuesday vs. Angels
Severino struck out four batters in a rehab start with Double-A Trenton on Wednesday.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 12, 2019

Rise and Shine: MLB Players Reveal the Ritual of Day Game Doughnuts
It's a tradition as timeless as the sport itself. If there's baseball to be played under the afternoon sun, players will be greeted by morning doughnuts when they arrive.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 12, 2019

The Death of Paper Tickets and the Stories They Leave Behind
The digital age is upon us. With all th efficiency it's brought into our lives, something has been left behind: paper tickets.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 12, 2019

Mike Moustakas Homers Twice as Brewers Beat Marlins, Tie Cubs for Second Wild-Card
The Brewers have now won six straight games.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 11, 2019

Pete Alonso Orders Custom Cleats for Mets Teammates to Honor Victims of 9/11
Alonso ordered a pair for his Mets teammates, too.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 11, 2019

Report: Christian Yelich Won't Require Surgery on Fractured Right Kneecap
Yelich will miss the remainder of the season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 11, 2019

Orioles' Jonathan Villar Hits MLB's 6,106th Home Run of Season to Set New Record
Villar's three-run homer against the Dodgers was the 6,106 of the year, which broke the MLB single-season record on Wednesday.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 11, 2019

Six Postseason Storylines We're Already Looking Forward to
All eyes will be on the Dodgers this October. And the Yankees. And the Braves. And every other team.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 11, 2019

Seven NL West Titles Later, Can This Dodgers Team Finally Win It All?
The Dodgers have become October mainstays. But winning the final game of the season has been an elusive achievement thus far.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 11, 2019

Baseball Brit's Cross-Country Trek Is No Walk in the Park
Joey Mellows decided blow his life savings to live out a baseball fan's dream.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 10, 2019

The Brewers' Postseason Hopes Rested on Christian Yelich's Bat
Christian Yelich's season-ending injury is a disaster for Milwaukee, fighting for the second wild-card spot in the National League,

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 10, 2019

Pirates' Kyle Crick Underwent Finger Tendon Surgery After Altercation With Felipe Vazquez
Both players have been fined as a result of the altercation.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 10, 2019

Brewers Star Christian Yelich Breaks Knee Cap Fouling Ball Off Leg
Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich will miss the remainder of the season with a fractured knee cap.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 10, 2019

Brewers Star Christian Yelich Fouls Ball Off Leg, Limps Out of Game
Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich has been forced to leave the game at Miami after fouling a ball of his leg.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 10, 2019

Dodgers Clinch Seventh Consecutive NL West Title With Win vs. Orioles
The Dodgers are returning to the postseason.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 10, 2019

MLB Playoff Picture 2019: Wild Card Standings, Current Matchups
Will your favorite team reach the postseason? Here are the current standings in the MLB playoff race.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 10, 2019

The New World of Cost-Conscious Baseball Has No Room for Dave Dombrowski
The Red Sox will be thrilled to build another World Series champion; it just has to be one that doesn't break a budget.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 10, 2019

MVP Candidate Ketel Marte Fueling Diamondbacks' September Surge
The Diamondbacks are more than afloat in the NL playoff race with weeks to go in the season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 10, 2019

Javier Báez Could Return From Fractured Thumb Injury if Cubs Make Playoffs
Javier Báez is expected to miss the rest of the month with a fractured left thumb, but the Cubs hope he will return in October.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 10, 2019

Astros Hit MLB-Record Six Home Runs in Two Innings, Rout Athletics for Fifth Straight Win
The Astros extended their lead over Oakland to 10 ½ games in the AL West and remain tied with the Yankees for the best record in the majors.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 09, 2019

David Ortiz Throws Out First Pitch at Red Sox-Yankees Game in Fenway Return
Red Sox legend David Ortiz will reportedly throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Monday's game against the Yankees at Fenway Park in Boston.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 09, 2019

Why the Red Sox Fired Dave Dombrowski After He Delivered a Championship
Less than a year after the Red Sox paraded through Boston with the World Series trophy, they fired their top baseball executive.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 09, 2019

Which Wild-Card Contenders Are Facing the Most Pressure?
The division races might be winding down, but the pressure's on for these wild-card contenders.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 09, 2019

MLB's First-Year Stars Are Historically Great This Season
MLB's selection of first-year hitters is especially robust in 2019. What's behind the surge?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 09, 2019

Dave Dombrowski's Firing Shows Just How Quickly The Red Sox Fell Apart
The Red Sox' disappointing 2019 season ends Dave Dombrowski's tenure in Boston.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 09, 2019

Report: Red Sox Fire President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski
Less than a year after winning the 2018 World Series, the Red Sox reportedly fired president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski after Sunday night's loss.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 08, 2019

Cubs' Javier Báez Has a Hairline Thumb Fracture, Status Uncertain
The Cubs haven't announced a timeline for his possible return.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 06, 2019

Former Cardinals' World Series Winner Chris Duncan Dies of Brain Cancer at 38
Duncan spent all five years of his MLB career with the Cardinals from 2005-09.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 06, 2019

Yankees' Gary Sanchez, Edwin Encarnacion Visit David Ortiz During Shooting Rehab
The Yankees' sluggers visited Ortiz as he recovers from a shooting in the Dominican Republic on June 9.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 06, 2019

MLB and Players Association to Discuss Opioids Testing After Tyler Skaggs Death
MLB players are subject to PED testing, but can be tested for drugs of abuse, such as opioids only if there's reasonable cause.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 06, 2019

MLB Power Rankings: Most Interesting Names to Watch in September
The Yankees and Dodgers both offer an intriguing new face to follow as the stretch run of the season gets underway.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 06, 2019

'It's My One Claim to Fame': The Untold Story of the Cubs' Black Cat Jinx
Fifty years since a black cat infamously sprang in front of the Cubs dugout at Shea Stadium, a new side of the tale has emerged.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 06, 2019

Got You, Bro: Marlins' Brian Moran Strikes Out Brother Colin in MLB Debut
Marlins' Brian Moran made his big-league debut on Thursday and struck out his younger brother, Colin, the Pirates' third baseman.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 06, 2019

A's Score 7 Runs in 7th to Beat Angels and Take Lead in 2nd AL Wild-Card Race


Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 05, 2019

Inconsistent Cubs Need Uninterrupted Success Soon to Avoid Disappointing Finish
Less than a month ago, the Cubs had a 3 1/2-game lead in the NL Central. Now, they are 2 1/2 games behind the Cardinals.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 05, 2019

Cubs Place Closer Craig Kimbrel on IL With Right Elbow Inflammation
Kimbrel hasn't pitched since allowing a three-run home run to Milwaukee's Christian Yelich in a 4-0 loss Sunday.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 05, 2019

The National League Award Races Are Ridiculously Close With Weeks to Go
Take your pick with any of the National League awards and you're going to find a tight race.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 05, 2019

The Simple Fix That's Fueled the Astros' Pitching Revolution
It's so easy a caveman could figure it out—or at least 29 other Major League Baseball teams, you'd think.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 05, 2019

Never Mind He's on the Mets. Pete Alonso Is the Happiest Man in Baseball
The Mets' rookie slugger brings as much cheer to the clubhouse as he does power to New York's lineup.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 05, 2019

Oscar Mercado's Game-Saving Catch Helps Indians Maintain Tie for Second Wild-Card
Shane Bieber struck out nine and allowed two runs in seven innings.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 05, 2019

Reds' Michael Lorenzen Becomes First Player Since Babe Ruth to Achieve Rare Feat
Lorenzen's first home run of the season puts him in elite company.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 05, 2019

Reds' Michael Lorenzen Joins Babe Ruth as Only Players to Achieve Rare Feat
Lorenzen's first home run of the season puts him in elite company.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 04, 2019

Awards Watch: Will Justin Verlander's Teammate Snatch His Cy Young Award?
Justin Verlander appears to have a strong hold on the AL Cy Young Award. But he needs to watch out for his rotation mate.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 04, 2019

How MLB Can Improve Its September Roster Problem
Baseball's stretch run is here. That means it's time to see players you haven't seen since spring training.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 04, 2019

Mets' Season All But Over After Gut-Wrenching Collapse Against Nationals
The Mets blew a six-run lead in the ninth in a walk-off loss to the Nationals, unofficially ending the season in disaster.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 03, 2019

Nationals Rally to Score Seven Runs in Ninth Inning in Walk-Off Win vs. Mets
Kurt Suzuki's three-run walk-off homer capped a seven-run ninth inning against the Mets.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 03, 2019

Nationals Pitcher Aaron Barrett Recalled in Emotional Moment
What a special moment for Aaron Barrett after a long comeback.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 03, 2019

MLB Is a Game of Extremes in 2019. What Does That Mean for the Sport's Future?
Baseball isn't dead. But it's forever changing, and it's fair to wonder what 2019 means for the future of the sport.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 03, 2019

World Series Power Rankings: Which Division Leader Should Be the Title Favorite?
The Yankees and Astros seem like easy picks, but the Dodgers and historically powerful Twins merit strong consideration to host a parade at the end of October.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 03, 2019

George Springer's 10th-Inning Homer Gives Astros' 3-2 Win Over Brewers
Yelich had tied the game in the ninth hitting a solo homer off reliever Roberto Osuna before Springer struck in the 10th.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 02, 2019

Yankees' Streak Without Shutout Ends at 220 Games in Loss to Mike Minor and Rangers
The Yankees had the second longest streak without being blanked since at least 1900 behind a 308-game stretch by the Babe Ruth-led Yankees from 1931-33.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 02, 2019

Bryce Harper Goes Full Ohio State Fan, Throws Up 'O-H' to Young Notre Dame Supporter
A true fan knows there's never a wrong time to show allegiance, and Bryce Harper is no exception.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 02, 2019

Minor League Catcher Chace Numata Dies After Skateboarding Accident
Chace Numata was in his 10th season in the minors and his first with the Tigers organization.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 02, 2019

Yankees' Cameron Maybin Honors Mother's Battle With Cancer in Resurgent Season
"Any situation can have that kind of effect on you where you realize how important the little things in life are, like calling someone and telling them, ‘I love you.'"

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 02, 2019

September Storylines to Follow as MLB's Stretch Run Begins
We've got our eyes on pennant races, long balls and, of course, Belli and Yeli.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 01, 2019

Umpire Joe West Toppled Over By Rajai Davis at Home Plate And It Got Awkward
Umpire Joe West was knocked over by Rajai Davis who was trying to slide into home plate, and the screenshots are priceless.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 01, 2019

Lifelong Yankee Fan Mike Ford Rips Walk-Off Home Run to Beat A's
Mike Ford has hit 10 homers in 36 games as an injury fill-in for the AL East-leading Yankees.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 01, 2019

How Justin Verlander Mastered Body and Mind to Dominate in His Mid-30s
Since the start of 2017, from ages 34-36, Verlander has 48 wins, 766 strikeouts and a 2.86 ERA.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 01, 2019

How Justin Verlander Mastered the Twain of Body and Mind in His Mid-30s
Since the start of 2017, from ages 34-36, Verlander has 48 wins, 766 strikeouts and a 2.86 ERA.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 01, 2019

Justin Verlander's Third No-Hitter Reinforces His Place Among All-Time Greats
Justin Verlander is one of five modern pitchers to record three no-hitters in their careers. The other four are Hall of Famers.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 01, 2019

Carlos Carrasco Receives Standing Ovation in First Appearance Since Leukemia Diagnosis
Carlos Carrasco made his return to the mound from leukemia Sunday and the Cleveland Indians pitcher was applauded by both teams in a touching scene.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 01, 2019

Justin Verlander Throws Third Career No-No to Lead Astros to 2-0 Win Over Blue Jays
Justin Verlander dominated as he didn't allow a single hit to the Blue Jays in the Astros' 2-0 victory.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Sep 01, 2019

Matt Carpenter Hits Walk-Off Single as Cardinals Complete Doubleheader Sweep
The Cardinals improved to 2½ games ahead of the second-place Chicago Cubs in the NL Central.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 31, 2019

Twins Bash 268th Homer, Pass 2018 Yankees For Single-Season Record
The Yankees set the all-time record with 267 homers last season, surpassing the 1997 Mariners.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 31, 2019

Ben Zobrist Activated by Cubs, Now Eligible for Postseason Roster
Zobrist hasn't played since May 6 when he took an indefinite leave of absence.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 31, 2019

Ex-MLB Players Octavio Dotel, Luis Castillo Cleared of Alleged Drug-Ring Ties
The former MLB players were arrested on Aug. 20 in the Dominican Republic.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 31, 2019

Todd Frazier Slugs a Pair of 3-Run Homers as Mets Rally Late to Beat Phillies
The Phillies fell 3 ½ games behind the Cubs for the second wild-card spot in the NL. The Mets are five games back.

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